Supplements and fitness reviews

BeFunky_images (9).jpgBystrictin is one of the weight loss supplements we reviewed as part of our

January “spa at home” focuses. Below is our review.  All this month we will review new supplements and fitness gear. 

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, you might want to try Bystrictin Advanced Hunger Control if you are looking for a meal replacement diet. Bystrictin Advanced Hunger Control uses protein shakes that expand to provide a feeling of fullness. Bystrictin powder comes in Swiss Chocolate and Vanilla Bean, along with a shaker bottle and a recipe card. What I liked best is that the shakes don’t have an icky chemical or chalky taste. I tried the Vanilla Bean flavour. It is a bit bland but not chalky. You can make the shakes with water, milk, almond, or soy milk. I had the best result with water, crushed iced, and my own stick blender. You can use the shaker but crushed ice and a blender made the shake silky and doubled the volume. 

The company suggests, “for accelerated weight loss, simply replace two meals a day with a Bystrictin shake followed by an 8 oz. glass of water.” They also say: “Make sure you eat at least one balanced meal per day while you reach your goal weight.” The shakes are filling due to a combination of protein and soluble and insoluble fiber. The shake powder contains Fibersol 2 and Luralean which are a type of malodextrin and a patented vegetable fiber that is designed to help decrease appetite and lower cholesterol. The shake also contains Slendesta, a weight-loss ingredient that has no peer-review supported evidence of effectiveness. 

The main drawback to Bystrictin is the price. A container that contains 15 servings costs between $65 and $70, which makes it expensive but no more so than many similar weight-loss products.